Raffles Istanbul

5.0 star property
Family-friendly Istanbul hotel in Beşiktaş with 2 restaurants

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Raffles Istanbul

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Sauna, spa tub, steam room, Turkish bath, body treatments, aromatherapy
Children's play area - outdoor
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Pool views, open daily

Overview of Raffles Istanbul

9.6 out of 10 Exceptional
9.6/10 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Pet friendly
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Zorlu Center, Besiktas, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34340

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationIstanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre3 min drive
  • Popular LocationIstanbul Sapphire4 min drive
  • Popular LocationTaksim Square7 min drive
  • AirportIstanbul (IST)40 min drive

Room options

One Bedroom Apartments with Partial Bosphorus View

  • 1399 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Two Bedroom Suite with Partial Bosphorus View

  • 1485 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed

One Bedroom Apartments with City View

  • 1561 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

One Bedroom Suite with City View

  • 1776 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed

Deluxe Bosphorus Room

  • 807 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe with Partial Bosphorus View

  • 807 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Terrace Apartments

  • 1346 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Bosphorus Apartments

  • 1615 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe City

  • 700 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Bosphorus Suite

  • 1990 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area


Raffles Istanbul is located in Beşiktaş, a neighborhood in Istanbul, and is in a shopping district and near a metro station. Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Galata Tower and Blue Mosque. Traveling with kids? Consider Pierre Loti Tepesi and Vialand Tema Park. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre - 3 min drive
  • Istanbul Sapphire - 4 min drive
  • Bosphorus - 6 min drive
  • Taksim Square - 7 min drive
  • Bosphorus Bridge - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Mecidiyekoy Station - 2 min drive
  • Gayrettepe Station - 9 min walk
  • Istanbul Airport (IST) - 40 min drive


  • Parlé - 2 min walk
  • Godiva - 1 min walk
  • Starbucks - 2 min walk
  • Cantinery - 2 min walk
  • Vakkorama Cafe - 1 min walk

About this property

Raffles Istanbul

5-star luxury hotel near Taksim Square
A poolside bar, a terrace, and a shopping mall on site are just a few of the amenities provided at Raffles Istanbul. Indulge in aromatherapy, a deep-tissue massage, and a body treatment at the onsite spa. Enjoy Turkish cuisine, al fresco dining, and ocean views at the two onsite restaurants. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a coffee shop/cafe and a playground.
You'll also find perks like:
  • A seasonal outdoor pool and an indoor pool, with sun loungers
  • Free self parking, plus valet parking (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service, buffet breakfast (surcharge), and express check-out
  • Babysitting (surcharge), a porter/bellhop, and a front-desk safe
Room features
All 185 rooms feature comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, in addition to thoughtful touches like furnished balconies and laptop-friendly workspaces.
More amenities include:
  • Children's slippers and cribs/infant beds
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and deep soaking tubs
  • LED TVs with premium channels and DVD players
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping, and electrical adapters/chargers

Awards and affiliations

Raffles Istanbul is listed in the 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.


Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certification Programme (Turkey)
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
On-site PCR COVID-19 testing is available for a EUR 35 fee; reservations required for on-site testing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times for a surcharge
  • Limo/town car service
  • Free self parking on site
  • Valet parking on site (EUR 10 per day)

Food and drink

  • Daily buffet breakfast available for a fee: EUR 30 for adults and EUR 15 for children
  • 2 restaurants
  • A bar/lounge
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • A poolside bar
  • Coffee and tea in common areas
  • Snack bar/deli

Restaurants on site

  • Bosphorus Lounge
  • Isokyo
  • Lavinia
  • Long Bar
  • Rocca

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room
  • Free children's club
  • Full-service spa
  • Gym
  • Indoor pool
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Shopping mall
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Crib (surcharge)
  • DVD player
  • Free children's club
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (23,059 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms


  • Pool loungers
  • Terrace

Full-service spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Deep-tissue massages
  • Facials
  • Hot stone massages
  • In-room massages
  • Manicures/pedicures
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible airport shuttle
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Doorbell and phone notification
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom vanity
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes
  • Crib (surcharge)
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)


  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Children's slippers
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Slippers
  • Towels


  • DVD player
  • iPod dock
  • LED TV with premium cable/satellite channels
  • MP3 dock
  • Pay movies

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters
  • Free daily newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofed rooms

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